Man fighting for his life after Rainham hit and run

Four motorbikes were recovered in Dagenham Picture: PA Images

Four motorbikes were recovered in Dagenham Picture: PA Images

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 53-year-old man was left in hospital with a life threatening head injury, after a hit and run last night.

Officers were called to Lower Mardyke Avenue, Rainham, at 8.45pm, to reports a pedestrian had been hit by a car.

The man was rushed to hospital, where he remains with head injury that is being treated as life threatening.

The car – described as silver coloured – did not stop.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who saw the collision, or who has any information about the car possibly involved, to contact them.

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Anyone that can assist the Serious Collision Investigation Unit is asked call them on 020 8597 4874.

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